St. Louis Classical Guitar (SLCG), previously known as the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society, is a non-profit arts agency whose mission is to promote positive impact through classical guitar performance and education. Founded in 1963 by students of George C. Krick, SLCG is the third oldest organization in the nation centered around classical guitar. Now in 2019, SLCG seeks to serve the St. Louis community through innovative, high-quality, and relevant programming.
Our Great Artist Concert Series brings the greatest guitarists in the world to St. Louis for intimate concerts at The Ethical Society of St. Louis. Over the years we have hosted artists such as Manuel Barrueco, David Russell, and Julian Bream – and each concert ends with an opportunity to meet the artists.
Inside Classical Guitar is SLCG’s weekly Radio Show. Hosted by John Clayton and airing on Radio Arts Foundation (107.3 FM) Monday’s at 7pm and Thursday’s at 11pm, the show takes listeners on a journey through the beauty of classical guitar.
At the heart of SLCG’s community impact is our Guitar Horizons Education Program. Focused mainly in North County and St. Louis City, Guitar Horizons provides the resources necessary for building and sustaining a thriving guitar program in local schools.
Open to Members interested in performing in a large ensemble, our 25 person Guitar Orchestra rehearses twice monthly and performs several times a year for community events.
Your support makes the work that we do possible. There are many ways to get involved with St. Louis Classical Guitar and the options below are only a few examples. For more information, or to start a conversation about getting involved, please Contact Us.
Become a Member
Members receive a Membership Card and a variety of benefits including discounts on concerts and more.
Volunteers are at the heart and soul of SLCG's programs. Join the team and help us make an impact!
Make a Donation
Financial contributions large or small are a meaningful way to make a difference. Thank you for your support!